Jim Shaw + Mike Kelley’s “Michigan Stories” Exhibition at MSU Broad

Two worlds of beautiful chaos collide in the Zaha Hadid-designed museum

Long before revealing The Broad Museum, LA to the world, Eli and Edythe Broad commissioned the Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. Its location in suburban East Lansing may be the only reason the facility doesn’t have name recognition like its younger sibling. Zaha Hadid designed the stunning, angular building; curator Marc-Olivier Wahler spent time at the Swiss Institute in NYC and was the …

Mike Kelley’s Superman-Inspired Artworks at Hauser & Wirth

The most comprehensive survey of Kelley’s “Kandors” pieces ever, on display now in LA

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Late Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley is still very busy. His sudden passing in 2012 shocked the Southern California art community as they shifted from his being an artist in-the-making to one whose work would be memorialized, to play on as an ongoing reflection of a life lived in dialogue with all sorts of artistic consumption, disciplines and creation. Kelley was …